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Etsy Winter Trends

Winter is a favorite fashion season for many.  It’s time to break out the jackets, layer up and load up on chunky socks and boots.  Keep your eyes peeled for oversized silhouettes, luxurious plaids and touches of fuzz.  Below are some great Toronto trends from your TEST Members to inspire you to get cozy with your wardrobe this Winter: […]

The Sukajan

You’ve come a long way, baby. From humble souvenir to runway sensation, the sukajan has enjoyed quite the ascent. This letterman-style embroidered bomber, often sumptuously decked out in tigers, koi, dragons, and cherry blossoms, has its origins in WWII, when troops who had served in Asia wanted a memento of their time overseas. They’ve since […]

Flat Fashion

6 Ways To Take All The Fun Out Of Fashion This story by Winona Dimeo-Ediger first appeared at ravishly.com, an alternative news+culture women’s website. While flipping through a fashion magazine the other day, I was shocked at the revelation that “beachy hair at the beach” is now considered “predictable” and passe.  Apparently this year you’re […]

Recycled & Re-Spun

Millions of tons of material are made each year but the truth is that people are throwing away clothes. Trends change rapidly and valuable material is tossed into landfills.  A few companies are working to reverse this wasteful pattern.  Kering (owners of Puma) and H&M recently announced they will be working with the textile up-cycling […]

Summer 2015 Trends

Getting a handle on Summer’s lead fashion stories (the chic sportif, the ’90s-meets-’70s love-in, the Canadian tux redux) is simple enough — it’s just a trend report away.  Tracking down the individual pieces that capture the mood of the season requires a higher level of study.  Finding the ones that flatter and function, then working them […]

Do Good Style

Filthy Rebena’s customers have a unique style and eschew from generic, main-stream fashion culture. Along with their street-market style they possess an awareness – a social consciousness. There is a lot more to our customers than a preference for lack of visible branding, quality products and reasonable pricing. Our customers are concerned about the world […]

Mustard Yellow

We cannot get enough of this color!  Go for mustard yellow when you need a pop of color – it’s incredibly versatile. The color pairs well with almost everything.  And of course America, mustard always looks nice with jeans too.  Want to keep up with the latest trends?  Follow our trending board on Pinterest!  Follow […]

Spring Trends 2014

Spring is right around the corner Kittens!  Rebena is looking forward to the all mighty Spring equinox.  Aahh, a temperate season.  Trends of rebirth, renewal and regrowth.  The beginning of Spring (in the Toronto fashion world) marks the kick off of Toronto Fashion week and the Vintage Clothing show.  Will Rebena see you there wearing […]

1990s Inspired Trends

The ‘90s were a wonderful time full of “Sabrina the Teenage Witch,” leather pants, and Gin Blossoms, inflatable furniture, little to no Internet and a complete lack of Titanic DVDs. Here are three of Rebena’s favorite trends of the ‘90s – just in time for Fall 2013.  (Please leave those ribbed turtlenecks at the door) […]